June 23, 2017

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Sep.15, 2016

    Sophie’s Dream of Scipio

    Chennah Sharpe ’17 Portfolio Staff Rain poured down, splashing onto the roof in waves, as if someone was filling a bucket and dumping it down repeatedly on the room. The sound of rain brought her home, and she knew that…

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  • Poetry | Sep.15, 2016

    2016

    Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff   Monarchs with monotonous personalities Publically preach pessimism to a tee, Eyes close while the liars cry Crocodile tears. My stomach is in knots As we fight an imaginary war, all while The imagery is…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.15, 2016

    Not As Bad As Everyone Thinks

    Joey Aiello ’17 Portfolio Staff Tyler waved nervously as his last tangible tie to home pulled away in a 2007 Honda Civic. I’m completely on my own now, he thought once his mother’s car was out of sight. He turned…

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  • Poetry | Sep.15, 2016

    Beginning

    Abby Johnston ’17 Portfolio Staff La Catedral de Santa Maria la Real la Almunda perches like a mother eagle on the cliff over Madrid, and at this time of the day its courtyard was cast in shadow from the enormous…

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  • Poetry | Sep.01, 2016

    First Essay

    Abby Johnston ’17 Portfolio Staff Dredge up opinions, Swat the horseflies Named Worry, Sloth, Petty, Busy and Distrust… Rinse off the apathy. Tear off sheets of numbness, Wake up meter, Roll effort out of bed, Make my hand begin That…

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  • Poetry | Sep.01, 2016

    This Is My Goodbye

    Clara Howard ’19 Portfolio Staff I don’t know how to talk to you anymore. There are so many things I want to say. So many apologies I want to make, So many rewinds I want to take. I wish I’d…

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  • Poetry | Sep.01, 2016

    Heavy Hearts Never Lose Beats

    Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff Dreams die, stream of consciousness psychotic, A safe haven painted in blood By a self-proclaimed martyr, with no burden for murdering. Wading in the water, waiting to live, But blood is thick. Hot lead burns…

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  • Poetry | Sep.01, 2016

    Living Abroad

    Chennah Sharpe ’17 Portfolio Staff All the streets are filled with souvenir carts vendors yelling, and selling their trinkets next to restored monuments, and pauperized apartments. The city hums from rushing subway trains and the ubiquitous blaring of car horns.…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.28, 2016

    Three Sisters

    by Ariana Pasquantonio ’16 Portfolio Staff Spin Three nights after the baby is born, she gets to work.  She’s not dressed in rags but clad in white, her hair glows gray, electric.  She sits down at the loom, eyes closed,…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.28, 2016

    Pocket Poems, Series 6: Special Haiku Edition

    Doorways to Other Worlds We all find exits. As if illuminated We are drawn like flies. by Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff Happiness for me Yesterday’s tears long dried up I like this new me. by Clara Howard  ’19 Portfolio Staff We…

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